Lou Hammond Group
900 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022
212/308-8880; fax: 212/891-0200
Lou Hammond Group (LHG) is a full-service marketing communications firm specializing in premium brands in arts and culture; consumer products and design; cruise, rail and travel services; destinations; economic development; food and beverage; hospitality groups; hotels and resorts; real estate; and technology industries.
Employees: 40. Founded: 1984.
Agency Statement: LHG is the industry leader in providing strategic counsel and results-driven public relations and marketing programs to clients who set the standard within their industries.
Through powerful multichannel programs, traditional and digital mediums, and sound strategic vision, LHG has earned the recognition and respect of today’s most influential media professionals, its peers and, most importantly, clients who rely upon the firm’s service, integrity and unmatched style.
Backed by 32 years of experience, LHG combines traditional strategy with industry-leading tactics and execution to create campaigns that capture media attention, drive community engagement and build long-lasting consumer advocacy for clients.
Founded by industry trailblazer Lou Hammond, the agency takes pride in departing from business-as-usual, remaining fiercely independent and providing clients with fees based on a pre-arranged agreement, not on time sheets. At LHG, expenses are never marked up and clients never run out of “allotted time.”
Headquartered in New York City with offices in Charleston, SC; Miami and Los Angeles, LHG boasts an impressive roster of clients with an unmatched rate of retention. Many clients have been partners for more than 15 years. Clients find powerful synergistic partnerships within the LHG community, often joining forces on projects and programs that maximize opportunities for all involved.
With quality as a guiding principle, LHG has developed a proven strategic approach that leads to success, earning it recognition as one of the nation’s most award-winning marketing communications firms.
Lou Rena Hammond, chmn./founder; Stephen Hammond, CEO
Firm has additional offices in Charleston, SC; Miami and Los Angeles.
ARTS & CULTURE/NONPROFITS
Charleston Symphony Orchestra
Collier County Museums
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Festival Montréal En Lumière
Gibbes Museum of Art
The Haunted Attraction Assn.
Brewster Home Fashions
Lampe Berger Paris
CRUISE, RAIL & TRAVEL SERVICES
American Queen Steamboat Co.
Premier Rail Collection (PRC)
SeaDream Yacht Club
Seatrade Cruise Global
Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, SC
Explore Bristol, RI
Lackawanna County, PA
Market New Haven
Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board
New Hampshire Div. of Travel & Tourism Development
Paducah, Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau
Panama City, FL
Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
Paradise Coast (Naples, Marco Island, Everglades), FL
Providence Tourism Council
Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sonoma County Tourism Bureau
St. Barts Tourism
Virginia Tourism Corp.
FOOD & WINE
Caviar & Bananas
Certified Angus Beef® Brand
Greater Charleston Restaurant Assn., Inc.
Hall Management Group
Sonoma County Vintners
Sonoma County Winegrape Commission
Avocet Hospitality Group
Groupe Lucien Barrière
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Five Gables Inn & Spa, St. Michaels, MD
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
Mokara Hotel & Spa, San Antonio, TX
Omni La Mansión del Rio, San Antonio, TX
Pink Sands, Harbour Island, Bahamas
Red Mountain Resort & Spa, Ivins, UT
St. Regis Deer Valley, Park City, UT
Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, SC
The Beach Co.
Spandrel Development Partners
City of Lexington, NC
South Carolina Ports Authority